INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PURE & APPLIED BIOSCIENCE
ISSN : 2320-7051
International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (492) Last page : (496)
Article doi: : http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7146
A Study on Psychological Well Being of Elderly Living in Institutional and Non – Institutional Settings
S. Poorna Sujini1* and Bilquis2
1M.Sc. Student Dept. of HDFS, College of Home Science, Guntur
2Associate Professor &. Head of Dept. of HDFS, College of Home Science, Guntur
*Corresponding Author E-mail: Sujinireddy1403@gmail.com
Received: 18.10.2018 | Revised: 23.11.2018 | Accepted: 1.12.2018
Ageing is an inevitable developmental phenomenon bringing along a number of changes in the physical, psychological, hormonal and the social conditions. The aged become increasingly dependent on others. Psychological well-being refers to how people evaluate their lives. There are several psychological and social factors that have been linked to increased individual life expectancy and quality of life in old adults. The sample size of 60 of which 30 from Institutions and 30 from Non- Institutions was collected in Guntur District . Rfyy psychological well-being scale and Beck depression scale were used to measure the psychological well-being of elderly. Results showed that there was a significant difference in psychological well-being of elderly living in Institutions and Non-Institutions.
Key words: Health, Hormonal, Ageing, Guntur Distric.
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Cite this article: Sujini, S.P. and Bilquis, A Study on Psychological Well Being of Elderly Living in Institutional and Non – Institutional Settings, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 492-496 (2018). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7146